07/01/2014 09:51 EDT | Updated 08/31/2014 05:59 EDT

Police probe Mississauga sexual assault

Police are asking for the public’s help investigating a sexual assault near Barbertown Road and Mississauga Road in Mississauga.  

Peel Regional Police say at about 4 p.m. on Monday three teen girls were in a park when an unidentified male jumped out from behind some bushes, threatened the girls and sexually assaulted them. Police say the suspect was scared off by a passerby and fled on a red mountain bike. . 

He is described as a black male in his early 20s, about six-feet and one-inch tall, with a muscular build and black cornrows. He was wearing a T-shirt and dark pants. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-453-2121 x3460, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or at www,